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Murali to retire

Jul 6, 2010 8:39:31 AM - srilankacricket.lk

World’s leading wicket-taker and champion spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has decided to retire from test cricket after the first test in Galle versus India commencing 18th July, 2010.

Mr. Muralitharan has had discussions with the National Selectors, SLC officials and has had the blessings of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapakse and the Minister of Sports, Hon. C B Ratnayake.

Sri Lanka Cricket will hold an Official Press Conference to announce his retirement in due course.